Commercial Counsel
Posted on 7/19/2023
Hippo Insurance

501-1,000 employees

Homeowner maintenance platform
Austin, TX, USA • Dallas, TX, USA • Bedminster, NJ, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Legal & Compliance
  • 6-8 years of comparable law firm experience or combination of law firm and in-house experience
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Insurance experience is required with personal lines preferred
  • Excellent negotiation and communications skills
  • Analytical ability
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently, but knowing when to collaborate
  • J.D. and current license to practice law
  • In-depth understanding of how legal issues affect organizations
  • Ability to develop legal strategy and objectives
  • Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and to “see around the corner”
  • Self-motivation and direction; ability to collaborate is a must
  • Strong intellectual curiosity and a desire to learn how to help others solve problems
  • Flexibility and willingness to do what is needed to get great work done
  • A natural inclination to work within a culture that is fast-paced and dynamic
  • Experience negotiating insurance-related commercial contracts a plus
  • Develop and scale efficient contract workflow, including coordination of relevant internal stakeholders and external providers
  • Establish standard templates and negotiation matrices to support Hippo's growing commercial contracting needs
  • Negotiate a wide variety of complex commercial contracts, including technology and insurance-related contracts
  • Work closely with our technology teams to provide counseling, education, and guidance on legal compliance, with a focus on data privacy issues
  • Assist in implementing processes to scale Hippo's intellectual property program and supervise outside counsel on maintaining and growing Hippo's IP portfolio
  • Serve as legal support to key stakeholders
  • Research, identify, and mitigate legal risks across the organization
  • Act as the subject matter expert on one or more key legal compliance matters
  • Meet legal objectives
  • Work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining multiple projects and responsibilities
  • Healthy Hippos Benefits - 100% Employer paid medical, dental & vision plan options for our team members AND their families (yes, you read that correctly). As well as 401(k), long & short-term disability, employer-paid life insurance, flexible spending accounts for health and dependent care, and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Training and Career Growth - Paid training opportunities and countless internal career growth opportunities
  • Award-Winning Culture - Recognized by BuiltIn and Inc. Magazine as a top place to work - we value integrity, inclusiveness, empathy, and being proactive and dedicated
  • Flexible Time Off - You know when and how you should recharge
  • Little Hippos Program - We offer 12 weeks of parental leave for primary and secondary caregivers